Tech & Learning has extended its deadline for its ISTE 2020 Best of Show Awards (opens in new tab) to November 28 -- and added a new "Best of 2020" category to celebrate those products and services being exhibited at ISTELive (opens in new tab) that show the greatest promise according to the country's most tech-savvy educators. Not going to ISTE this year? No problem! We've added a "Best of 2020" category to our nomination form, so you can still enter your product.
Here are three reasons to enter your product in the ISTE 2020 Best of Show Awards:
* Nominating a product is easy. No shipping of products or setting up guest user accounts. Just complete this simple form (opens in new tab) that includes your product name, booth number, and a brief description.
* Winning a Best of Show award is a stamp of approval that your product is impacting teaching and learning. Our judges are experienced edtech professionals who apply their expertise as they evaluate nominated products.
* Winners of the T&L Best of Show award are recognized in Tech & Learning magazine, reaching 58,000 readers who will see your company showcased in a special section of educator-endorsed products.
To learn more about Tech & Learning's Best of Show awards programs and other upcoming events, please visit our events page here (opens in new tab).
Read about the winners of the 2019 contest here (opens in new tab).
What are the ISTE Best of Show Awards?
The program recognizes outstanding products exhibited at the ISTE show. Winners are selected by panels of professional users and editors based on descriptions provided by you via the nomination form as well as on judges’ inspection at the convention.
Who can enter?
Any company that has a great product to display on the ISTE exhibit floor.
Do I have to be an ISTE exhibitor to nominate my product?
No. We've added a "Best of 2020" category to our nomination form, so you can still enter your product.
Why should I enter?
Hundreds of new products are displayed at ISTE each year. Help make yours stand out.
When are entries due?
The deadline is 5:00 pm EST on November 20. We reserve the right to consider late applicants as circumstances dictate. Please note that on-site nominations are not accepted.
How much does it cost to enter?
$595 per entry
$525 per entry when submitting 2-4 products
$495 per entry when submitting 5+ products
May I enter more than one product?
Yes. There is no limit to the number of products you may nominate. Each requires a nomination form (opens in new tab) and entry fee(s).
How are the products evaluated?
A panel of judges and editors, chosen in advance by the editors of our publications, will review nominations and choose the winners.
Is my information confidential?
Yes. It will not be published prior to the convention or shared with anyone beyond the judges or editors.
How do I pay?
Click here (opens in new tab) to enter a product and pay by credit card.
When will you notify winners?
The recipients will be announced on techlearning.com before the end of the conference. Winners will be recognized in the December/January issue of Tech & Learning.
What do I get if I win?
You will receive a certificate, awards seal to use for promotions, and a mention online and in the December/January issue of Tech & Learning.